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Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
city neighborhood burned to the ground. downed trees leave millions without power. floodwaters drive thousands from their homes. >> this is a community. this is our people, our friends. >> i got nothing left. >> pelley: also tonight, we're in the air with the army corps of engineers as they try to figure out how to get the water and the debris out of the disaster area. the president sees the destruction for himself. >> we are here for you. >> pelley: our team of cbs news correspondents will bring you comprehensive coverage of the aftermath of sandy. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. reporting tonight from breezy point, new york. >> pelley: good evening. we've come here because no community has seen more destruction from hurricane sandy than this. this entire neighborhood, the new york city city observe borof queens, 111 homes destroyed by fire the night the storm hit. we'll have more on this in just a moment, but first, let us give you the big picture in the aftermath of sandy. nearly six million homes and businesses in 13 states are still
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 4:00am EDT
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CBS
Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
come back on, it's a big deal. in fact, d.c. mayor vince gray says the whole city is on track to be back up and running tomorrow. the biggest impact, according to the mayor, the downed trees we mentioned. 187 of them down all across the city. more than 100 folks had to spendthe night in shelters. now the city is working to get those people back home by tomorrow. only two traffic signals remained out as of this morning. pepco says they hope to have any remaining power outages fixed by tomorrow evening as well. the mayor says keeping the city closed today was the right thing to do. >> i think it has remarkably facilitated our cleanup operations with trees down in some of the streets, people trying to traverse those streets. i have absolutely no reservations about having had a second day of the city being shut down. >> for the d.c. public schools, several did suffer some minor water damage. that's from leaks or what they're calling water intrusion. crews are getting those classrooms dried out. the district's hoping to have all the public schools back open just in time for class tomorro
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 6:00pm EDT
spot tore getting tickets in the city -- for getting tickets in the city, the 10-mile stretch of 295 between d.c. here and the maryland line that way. this speed camera, the one back there generated $16 million this year alone for the city's coffers. the city has collected 84 plus million dollars this year alone with these cameras. >> technically i just think it's a tax. >> reporter: the mayor and police chief say it's about safety, but the d.c. council is now considering a bill to lower the fines for most speeding tickets to a maximum $50. bruce johnson, 9news. >>> the woman accused of taking police on that wild chase yesterday morning had just been released it turned out from a psychiatric facility last friday. all this is according to the prosecutors. police say they started tracking 27-year-old angela cobble when she was clocked going 93 miles an hour on i-66. then she was spotted eating a bar of soap while driving up to the walter reed medical center. she smashed into a car, then tried to run down an officer. cobble was arrested a few minutes later after smashing into a fence. >
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm EDT
and more and how the elected city leaders chose between work, play and free tickets. >> reporter: you might recall a few years ago then mayor adrian fenty and council fighting over the lerner family tickets provided for the elected officials, but those days apparently are now over. somewhere in the masses today headed to nationals park was d.c. councilman jack evans. >> we have great day in the city's history, the first playoff game here. >> reporter: a veteran d.c. lawmaker was able to get to the ballpark because he suspended a scheduled hearing inside council chambers on problems at d.c. tax. the plan was to resume the hearing later after the day. how attentive would you have been sitting in a hearing while the game was going on? >> i would have been very attentive, but i can't say that for the rest of my colleagues and media, so i wanted to accommodate them. >> it's the first time in 79 years our baseball team has been in postseason play. >> reporter: the nats owners offered two free tickets to mayor gray for the game today. he said he'll only use one. >> i will go to the game with
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
happened to this city certainly since 9/11. >> millions in the northeast struggle in the wake of hurricane sandy. >> at least 55 deaths are reported. >> in sandy's wake, 6.5 million people are still without electricity. >> very difficult day. >> new jersey hit the hardest. >> site of devastation that makes it took like there was a bombing there. >> rescue teams triangle to go house to house helping those who couldn't leave on their own. >> trapped in their house for 24 hours. >> a lot of them were tired. >> take days before subway lines are running normal in new york city. >> most popular guy in the city today. >> guess so. >> wall street will be up and running today. >> breezy point was devastated by fires. the area was completely leveled. >> we're what devastated from this. shocked. shocked that this happened to us. >> governor romney is cautiously venturing back on the kmain trail. president obama tied up with the storm. >> two major airports serving the new york area reopened this morning while laguardia remains a mess. >> wild reset halloween by executive order. >> governor
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] . >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. new york mostly sunny 62 degrees. partly sunny in miami 87. partly sunny in chicago, 65 degrees. 84 in dallas and a few thunderstorms in los angeles, 69 degrees. let's check your national forecast. northeast and mid-atlantic states will be mainly dry and cool. temperatures will stay below average across the northern plains. most of the south will be sunny, warm and dry, showers and thunderstorms are possible in the southwest. >>> in sports this morning, baseball post-season drama goes deep. the a's trying to avoid elimination. oakland trailing by two in the bottom of the ninth. then a double in the tying run. co
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
will see alexandria, the city of fairfax. this is where the huge blob of unserved customers is. taking a look at proposal koa -- pepco. which has as large customer base has a very small pocket of people without power. you can see there really isn't a pocket. there might be one there and right there where all of their customers have served. all their area codes have people without power. here's the surprising number. out of all their customers, they are reporting currently only 16,000 almost 17,000 without power. and that compared to bge which has a much larger service area but if you want to take a look at that going all the way north past baltimore and all the way down to north beach and i'm going to push this up a little bit you can look at the annapolis area bge is having big numbers right now. still 185,000 people system- wide. and anne arundel county still 51,000 without power. that being the largest pocket that they have. the numbers are going down. we'll be back later. >>> all right russ, thank you. >> you know d.c. mayor vincent gray has been out and about in the district to su
CBS
Oct 22, 2012 5:00pm EDT
about the 2009 earthquake in the historic city. the powerful quake tilled 309 people, injured more than 1500, and left 65,000 people homeless. the seven scientists who worked on the nation's great risks commission were sentenced to six years behind bars after the court found them guilty of downplaying the risks of a major quake and not warning residents to evacuate. the city lives on a major fault line that has frequent tremors. seismologists around the world are alarmed at the charges and argue it is impossible to predict when an earthquake will strike. >> here you have a number of scientists who are simply doing their job, being prosecuted for criminal manslaughter. i think that scares all of us who are involved in risk communication. >> reporter: the city is now mostly abandoned and many buildings will have to be demolished. residents who sued the scientists say their ultimate goal was to get better information about future earthquakes. the convicted scientists do not have to go to jail immediately. they have time to appeal. cbs news, rome. >> the convicted scientists held an em
CBS
Oct 24, 2012 4:00am EDT
wednesday. facebook gets a lift and the best cities to find a job. >> reporter: good morning. weak earnings reports from blue chips like dupont, u.p.s. and xerox sent shivers. dow fell 243 points. the nasdaq also fell sharply finishing below 3,000 for the first time since august. one stock that did perform well was finance, shares of the social media was lift 13% once its released its third quarter earnings. it made 14% of its revenues from mobile advertising. investors have been worried that facebook was not capitalizing on its growing mobile user base. most asian stocks stemmed losses. nikkei loss half of a percent tapping a seven day winning streak while the hang seng added a quarter offer with sent. the united states is largest producer of oil. it's due to new oil drilling techniques. the u.s. passed russian production this year and now is the second largest producer behind saudi arabia. the u.s. will need to import lots of oil to meet its high demand. cost of higher education is going up but not as much as in the past. according to a new report, tuition at public universities
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> reporter: parts of the syrian city of lipo laid in rubles. syrian state tv said three suicide bombers detonated cars packed with explosives killing 34 people. three blasts went off within minutes of each other near military officer's club pap fourth struck near the chamber of commerce. the city has become one of the biggest battlegrounds in the 18 month fight between rebels and government forces. syria's parliament condemned the bombings referring to the rebels as terrorists trying to out of president bashir al assad. lipo has seen intense fighting but been rarely the target of suicide attacks. the kploegs triggered panic among some residents who just want the conflict to end. >> it's been three weeks since the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya was attacked. four americans were killed. there are questions and criticism of the u.s. response to the attack. congress is opening its own investigation. at the state department margaret brennan reports secretary clinton promises a full accounting. >> reporter: were there requests for increase in security in been gazay and did your office reje
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
not far from atlantic city in the last hour. here's what else we can tell you tonight. the federal government will be closed again tomorrow, as will most school systems in our area including d.c., alexandria and fairfax. prince george's, charles, frederick and montgomery county schools. you can see the full list at www.wusa9.com. >> also all flights at local airports are canceled until further notice and vre, marc rail and amtrak have canceled service for tomorrow. metro will not have service in the rning. >> in maryland the speed limit on all interstates is being lowered to 45 miles an hour as a precaution. maryland state police urge everyone to just stay off the roads if at all possible. >> now we're also hearing about evacuation orders for parts of the huntington area of fairfax county. this impacts people living along fenwick drive and arlington terrace. you may remember the huntington neighborhood has been prone to flooding before. we've got a crew heading that way. we'll bring you a live report as soon as possible. >>> let's get the latest where the storm is right now from to
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
aerial bombardment on the people, on the ground, on the cities. they know they need a no fly zone or need those weapons and because they are not getting them from the west or any support from the international community they are increasingly turning towards extremist groups who are willing to step in and fill the vacuum. >> that's an important point. that's what many people in washingt were concerned about. you have been on the ground, right? you just came back from there. do you think what happened yesterday in the news that this is the first shot in what becomes now a wider conflict? >> absolutely. i mean the region is on tender hooks. in lebanon, turkey, jordan. everybody is watching very closely to see how the revolution within the country is changing face, how it is implementing more extremist tactic, how people are become being more radicalized. at the same time what the syrians would say to me you think we want extremists to come in and hijack our revolution. we don't. we're drowning. we ask you to give us your hand and you won, they will so we'll take it. >> is the syrian gov
CBS
Oct 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
city. the battle that is raging there has reduced entire neighborhoods to smoking piles of rubble. across syria, hundreds of lightly armed, poorly trained rebel groups are fighting to overthrow one of the middle east's last remaining dictators, bashar al-assad, who is using the might of the syrian military to crush the uprising and hold onto power. as many as 30,000 syrians have been killed. more than two million have been forced out of their homes. in aleppo, tired rebels are being reinforced by foreign fighters, many of whom are radical islamists. firsthand accounts from aleppo are rare, so we decided to go to the front lines ourselves. some of what we saw, and of what you will see in our story, is disturbing. our trip began in turkey. the porous border between syria and turkey has become increasingly volatile. after sneaking across, we drove for hours through rebel-held territory to reach the city and meet up with its top rebel commander. salaam allaya kum, tsharafna. hello. his name is colonel abdul jabar oqaidi, and he's the commander of rebel forces, the so-called free syria
CBS
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
file into san francisco city hall. they will attend the memorial in honor of the am ambassador to stevens. gunmen attacked the u.s. mission. stevens grew up in the san francisco area and graduated from berkeley before joining the foreign service. >>> and secretary of state, hillary clinton, says she takes full responsibility for any security lapses that contributed to the deadly attack. republicans on capitol hill have been criticizing the white house for the handling of security. clinton addresses that criticism saying the president and vice president are not involved in those security matters. >> i take responsibility. i'm in charge of the state department's 60,000 plus people all over the world, 275 posts. the president and vice president wouldn't be knowledgeable about specific decisions that are made by security professionals. >> clinton says with the presidential election just weeks away, she does not want the incident to become quote, some kind of political blame game. >>> metro officially notified congress that it will be missing the deadline to have all of its under groun
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm EDT
now, we are are not using the city water, >> we didn't get that calibration right. this is the new system, we are trying to figure it out. we feel like we've got it here now. >> it is costing $100,000 to drain the pool. and this is just what they would like and with a new renovation, they will drain it much more often before. and so they are not obviously cleaned up, and we are still days here, back to you. >>> this time we don't want to do it again soon. >> right. >> what feels like a developing pattern, one day after the debate. at least one of the candidates will be in virginia. governor mitt romney and his running mate are said to have appeared here in about 40 minutes. then tomorrow, president obama is scheduled to be in fairfax. we'll take a look at the day after that first debate. >> it's the first day of the rest of the presidential campaign. the denver debate in the mirror. they will hit the campaign trail in battleground states. >> how did dad do last night? [ cheering ] >> reporter: he made a surprise spot here at the action committee. the crowd and the candidates were c
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. afternoon showers in new york, 73. thunderstorms in miami, 88. mostly cloudy in chicago, 66 degrees. mostly sunny in dallas, 83. mostly sunny skies in los angeles, hot, 95 degrees. >>> let's check your national forecast. the storm bringing rain is heading east from the mid-atlantic states. the cold front bringing showers and thunderstorms will extend into florida. in the southwest, expect record heat. the mercury could top 113 degrees in some areas. >>> in sports this morning, the bears turned on the d against tony romo and the dallas cowboys. tony
CBS
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
my from my dashboard camera mobile vehicle, i'm here at the store front of the city dock area where when isabel came, the water was about up to here. so there's a lot of anxiety as we go into this storm which is predicted to be much, much worse. you can see behind me here, the sand bags are out. these rows of shops are still open. this is a starbucks coffee. sandbags are out. i'd be interested in getting topper's take on this as well. i talked to some locals today. because of the circulation of this storm, the winds in this section of the maryland coastline on the chesapeake bay are blowing south pretty hard. the first round of high tides and expected tidal flooding did not materialize here and the wind is continuing to intensify. that is pushing the water away from annapolis and over toward the eastern shore. good news here. perhaps not so good news on the eastern shore. then after the storm blows through with hurricane force winds, you get to the back of the store. the winds shift around. that's when they may see the tidal flooding here in annapolis. they haven't seen it yet. peop
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
are being stockpiled in ocean city where a spokesperson says the message there, prepare but don't panic. scott broom has more from the beach in this live report. hey, scott. >> reporter: that's exactly the case, derek. nobody is pushing the panic button down here. everybody knows that they've got at least a day and a half of really good weather. so the bulk of the weekend is to make preparations. >> taking the boat out getting ready for the storm. >> reporter: in ocean city marina workers are scrambling to secure boats for nervous owners. >> get it out today and head back home, just watch it from the house. >> reporter: the city is staging sandbags, prime ministering for possible street closures and tying down rows of lifeguard chairs. on the boardwalk lots of visitors are aiming to squeeze out a full weekend and bit the storm. >> i'm going to be gone. >> we're staying for the redskins game. >> first we're going to batten down the hatches here. then we'll batten down the hatches home. >> i've got 20 it'ses of keys in my car going -- sets of keys in my car going around to my friend
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. are a sizzling deal, starting at 6 bucks. try our new lunch-size chicken fajitas, sauteed onions and peppers topped with grilled chicken, served with soup or salad. chili's lunch break combos, starting at 6 bucks. i need all the help i can get. i tell them, "come straight to the table." i say, "it's breakfast time, not playtime." "there's fruit, milk and i'm putting a little nutella on your whole-wheat toast." funny, that last part gets through. [ male announcer ] serving nutella is quick and easy. its great taste comes from a unique combination of simple ingredients like hazelnuts, skim milk and a hint of coc
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
, manassas and dale city. a little damp this morning. look at the temps down in the low 40s in luray and cumberland. oakland. a chilly morning at 34. it's 20 degrees warmer at the patuxent river naval air station and easton at 49. our michael & son weather camera, this is wisconsin avenue in northeast d.c. it is gleaming with wetness. 48. a windchill making it feel like 43 this morning thanks to a north wind at national at 12 miles an hour. so some showers on the east coast but our next weather maker, the next front that's going to come toward us tomorrow is across the upper midwest. the storm system spinning north of minnesota. showers from the great lakes back through iowa and south dakota this morning. that is driving more toward the east. looks like the bulk of that is going to stay north of us. when i show you the futurecast, you'll see we have a chance for shows showers again this morning pulling away. then tomorrow with the front, we'll be generally clear tonight with patchy fog. tomorrow with the front, we have a chance for a sure in the afternoon. mainly north and east of d.
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
nickname. the catch, the music city miracle, whatever. so the run. 76 yards in 67 or 7 can -- 6 or 7 seconds for the touchdown and suddenly redskins can stop hoping and start believing that this rg3 guy, he's the real deal. when he's playing well, there is nobody this team can't beat, and then finally when the booth announcers say somebody's got to make a play, everybody knows that that somebody wears number 10 in burgundy and gold. anita? >> and giddy. i was giddy watching that, honestly. >> it was scary at first. oh, he's going to run again. >> we don't want him to get hit, right? >> go, go, go. >> giddy. >> it is the real deal. >>> we are looking at a little bit cooler air tonight. for a cold front in october, this is not so bad. pretty nice tomorrow. nothing like last friday when we had the big cold front come in. a live look outside, it is our michael and son weather cam. high was 72. the low so far today is the current temperature of 60. a dew point has fallen back into the 40s. the winds northwest at 12. the front has been through us for a few hours now. the pressure is still
CBS
Oct 30, 2012 1:35am EDT
billion. >> and it has flooded several new york city subway tunnels, and much of the manhattan skyline is dark. >> just very odd to see. here in d.c., can you expect strong winds and heavy rain throughout the night. the federal government and many local governments and school systems will bound b closed tomorrow. for the latest, go to our website, wusa9.com. >> with this storm system, it delivered something quite quiet different just a couple of hours west of d.c. we're talking snow and lots of it. counties in maryland, virginia, and west virginia all bracing for feet of the white stuff. >> reporter: the national weather service issued blizzard warnings for much of the appalachian mountains. west virginia's governor declared a state of emergency as the snow began to fall. >> we're getting ready for the winter storm, you know. >> reporter: the snowshoe mountain resort was one of the first to see the snow. 4 inches now could grow to 2 feet by tomorrow. some roads are treacherous already. >> our friend's car doesn't have the great est tires. they've been spinning around on the roa
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 7:00pm EDT
signs of recovery. they have limited subway service tomorrow. city buses and two of the three airports are up and running and for the first time this week the new york stock exchange opened today. the engineers are still trying to figure out to how take down the dangling crane in manhattan. >> this river crested at six feet above flood stage. wind was the biggest problem in brunswick. most of the city still in the dark and residents there trying to deal with a downed trees that are all over the place. >> and didn't dominion virginia power trying to get the last of the customers back online and as of now there are 5800 customers still without power in northern virginia. >> i'm surae chinn where dominion power is still trying to get thousands of people back online. it is a welcome sight to residents after sandy's destruction. >> we have here what was a real quagmire. >> the more damage, the longer the outage and the wait for repairs. waiting anxiously is angus, bundled up and on day two without power. the christensen family is trying to stay plugged in. >> how cold is it inside the home?
CBS
Oct 14, 2012 1:35am EDT
district's troubled past. today city leaders unveiled the plan to transform the old st. elizabeth hospital grounds into a mecca of commerce, dining and culture in ward 8. it's one of the city's poorest areas with unemployment above 50% in some neighborhoods. mayor barry says the development is long overdue. >> for so long the d.c. government promised and didn't deliver. but now we've got a mayor who believes in delivering. we've got a council member and a council believes in delivering. but delivering to who? the people. >> to have options that we no longer have, and i do work in ward 8 and there are very few food optionness ward 8, so we're excited about that. looking forward to it. >> the st. elizabeth development is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to ward 8 residents. the plan also includes sustainable features such as reuse of reclaimed wood and harvesting rainwater to use for restrooms. >>> just ahead on 9 news now this saturday night, tough night for the groom when his bachelor party sinks. we'll explain. >>> oh, it's awesome. it's so big, too. i can't believe it's going
CBS
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am EDT
the sun got in the way. the wing span almost clipped buildings and trees. the city had already cut down 400 trees and raised 100 power lines to give the five story shuttle enough room yet dodging space junk is apparently easier than ducking power poles. more trees were trimmed. the shuttle lost more time when a scheduled maintenance stop stretch from two hours to five. then came the final stretch. the shuttle shuffled down martin luther king, jr. boulevard, navigating historic pine trees. in a city where three face of street closures are as welcomed as a bad rash, all of l.a. seemed to rally behind this lengthy shuttle "endeavour." it arrived without a single scratch. now after 2300 miles in orbit, it's final mission is now complete. ben tracey, cbs news, los angeles. >>> and straight ahead your monday morning weather. and in sports, bronx blow up. new york yankees are steamed after a blown call leads to a tough playoff loss. this is the "cbs morning news". only six degrees separate the body temperature of chocolate lovers from the melting point of chocolate. so when you take hersh
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:00am EDT
thousands of dollars from her city but she's not going jail. this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, october 12, 2012. good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. compared to last week's presidential debate last night's faceoff between vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan was like a shoot out at the ok corral. from the get go it was a pull no punches performance by both candidates. they squared off on everything from the economy to foreign affairs. randall good morning. >> reporter: good morning. both candidates came here on a mission. congressman ryan to criticize the obama administration's failures and republican solutions while vice president biden was defending the presidential record and also complaining about the republican plan for the nation. >> i will be very specific -- >> reporter: vice president joe biden wasted no time challenging congressman paul ryan's take on foreign policy. >> with all due respect that's a bunch of malarky. >> reporr: the vice president and ryan clashed over the economy. taxes. and medicare. with the democrat often on the att
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Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
has made her way back from the swat valley to the capital city of islamabad and, liz, i wonder: what's the general reaction in pakistan to this terrible shooting? >> well, the viciousness of the attack has prompted universal outrage from women's groups, from clerics, and certainly from politicians. there have even been some protests. but nothing like the numbers that come out for other causes. for example, to protest against u.s. drone strikes. it may be because the whole subject of girls' education is controversial. it's estimated that only 22% of girls in rural areas even finish primary school. >> pelley: elizabeth, thanks very much. the self-proclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks went before a military tribunal today on the u.s. naval base at guantanamo bay, cuba. khalid sheikh mohammed and four co-defendants are charged with conspiracy and nearly 3,000 counts of murder. the defendants sat quietly today, in contrast to when they disrupted the proceedings with protests last time. this was a pre-trial hearing today. the trial itself won't start at least for another year. th
CBS
Oct 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
] i'm an iams cat. feed me what i'm born to eat. meow. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. in new york mostly cloudy 68 degrees. miami, hurricane conditions, 81. mostly cloudy in chicago, 50. showers in dallas 58 and sunny in l.a. 86 degrees. let's check your national forecast. hurricane sandy is moving through the bahamas headed towards the eastern seaboard. tropical storm alerts are in effect along florida's atlantic coast. light snow end in colorado. showers and thunderstorms will pop up in the ohio valley. expect showers and mountain snow in the pacific northwest. cbs moneywatch time now on a friday. not the apple of their eye. and a bag of coffee with your fries? delicious, huh? ashley morrison has horse. >> reporter: good morning. asian markets are lower and concern about corporate earnings. tokyo lost one and 1/3 percent. apple missed expectations for a second kwf quarter. it blames the falloff of producing its new gadgets. apple shares fell 1% thursday to just over $603 a share. and amazon the world's largest online retailer also missed analysts
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Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: it all started with this. >> hip. >> reporter: an article saying, quote, the city is not hip and it never will be. ever since on the streets and in some tweets, the hipness debate has raged on. first, when you think of hip as hipsters. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: some who organize onesie bar crawls. brooklyn new york wins on that front. >> hip. >> reporter: so to compare -- >> so to compare it to other cities is not what i think we should be doing. >> reporter: she is promoting her hometown hipness in the hippest way on twitter. >> so to compare it to other cities is not what i think we should be doing. >> reporter: to be fair, we reached out to the author. she wasn't available, but in the article she points to one detracting factor, lots of young people here that would be hip work for the government or, quote, the man. >> nonprofit people, everyone's talking about politics, you know. >> that's not hip? >> not hip at all. >> i think it really needs to support the arts more. >> reporter: she moved here, picked columbia heights to live in. he was leaning as d.c. as hip until
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Oct 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
the candidates crack jokes about themselves and each other at a new york city event. but the president addresses a serious topic in an interview on comedy central. >> before americans get killed it's not optional. >> terror trail. investigators piece together the background of the foreign student accused of trying to detonate a bomb in new york city. >> dust deluge. >>> the motor city celebrates as the tigers sweep the yankees sending detroit back to the wall street. >> the tigers are going to the world series. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, october 19, 20 202012. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm vinita nair. president obama and mitt romney return to the campaign trail today after appearing last night at catholic fundraiser here in new york. instead of contentious debate the dinner offered for more light hearted salvos. president obama's comments about libya on a comedy show made headlines. >> reporter: it was not all laughs last night but the candidates made that traditional stop along the campaign trail, a chance to score political points with humor f
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
city's first post season game since 1933. >> it was fun, i think the atmosphere was great, the fans here some of the best fans in baseball, so it is a great place to play. >> every time you win a game, it is huge. they played in a playoff game or the wild card game before. i think it was good for us to get a w. >> it is baseball, there is no science behind it. baseball just about controlling your heartbeat and you know, we did that today. >> now among the 47,000 people packing busch stadium yesterday there was also a group of vocal nats fans. game two against the cardinals starts at 4:37 p.m. and then our first home game of the series is of course on wednesday at noon. something i think all of us here in washington are looking forward to. mike and andrea? >> of course we are looking forward to it. >> that is going to be a tough ticket on get on wednesday. the success of all of our sports team in the region has been a good thing for local businesses. specifically you know at the sports bars and restaurants. the argonaut restaurant is one of countless places in our region where people
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
launches here in d.c., itself first city in the u.s. to get the popular system from europe. you heard how the system works first this morning right here on 9news now. >> press the button and then you see all the taxis around you. the first one accepts your request. you can follow on the screen when the taxi is arriving, where the taxi is at and you have a countdown showing you when to go outside so you don't have to wait in the rain. >> the app is free for smartphones. riders won't pay any more for their fares than the standard rate. cabbies will pay 99 cents a ride starting next year. >>> if you bought a new white or silver car this year, our tea good company. those have been the top vehicle color choices. 22% of cars and trucks built for the 2012 model year have white paint. silver at 20%. black in third place followed by gray and red. and if you love beer, this news is for you. out of 150 countries studied, it takes the least amount of time to earn a beer in the united states. swiss bank ubs says it takes americans just five minutes on the job to earn a beer. that works out to be -- if
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
before and in fact, in our area. the city of falls church was rocked by the child molestation case of michael gardner. peggy fox, you covered this trial start to finish and you have an exclusive interview today. >> i sat down with the parents of one of his victims. their daughter was only 10 years old when michael gardner molested her and another girl at her daughter's slumber party. when mr. rice heard what mr. sandusky said, it was like deja vu. despite the fact michael gardner was convicted of sexually abusing two young girls, close friends and family members, including his wife, former falls church mayor, robyn gardner, refused to believe he did it. on his sentencing day last month, gardner offered no apology. instead, he insisted he had been wrongly convicted. dan and christina rice, whose daughter was molested by gardner were not surprised. >> gardner and sandusky continue to say that they are innocent, why do you think? >> because they are still fighting it. also, they have wives that love them and families that support them. if they ever admit that they did do it, then they co
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
city. >> today both candidates bring the battle to the commonwealth. >> kristin fisher is live from the satellite center with more on the race for the white house. 17 days until election day kristin? >> reporter: wow, hard to believe and hard to believe it was just two nights ago that we wahed these two men go at it in one of the most heated debates in modern presidential history. and they'll be back at it again today. president obama will be at george mason university in fairfax. mitt romney in abingdon, virginia. but last night they were friendly. funny, mitt romney made fun of his stiff public persona. while the president poked at hiss poor performance during the first debate. yes, i think this is what voters want to see a bit more of right? now, this dinner, the al smith dinner, it's been a tradition for presidential candidates ever since world war ii. the fancy affair in midtown, manhattan and both candidates were wearing white ties and tails. something that romney said made him feel quite comfortable. >> but it's nice to finally relax and to wear what ann and i wear around the
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Oct 13, 2012 8:00am EDT
through the kansas city area. here's what you should plan on. you'll catch a lot of rain, one to three inches from des moines down to norman, oklahoma into dallas. there's a possibility for large hail, isolated tornado. we're in that time of air where air masses are clashing. the rainfall is a definite for you. large hail, the isolated tornadoes, that would be a classification of severe weather and national weather service saying it's a slight chance for your day today. be on alert, possibility of something churning up out there but the rainfall plan on it. that's a quick look at a portion of the country. here's a closer look at your weather for the weekend. >> make it a happy saturday everybody. rebecca, anthony over to you guys. >> leon panetta says the u.s. is facing a threat equivalent to 9/11. it will be carried out by computer. he describes a cyber pearl harbor. david martin has the story. >> reporter: u.s. officials say a cyber attack against the world's largest oil producer has been traced to hackers inside iran. another volley in an increasingly high stakes war going on in cyb
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Oct 18, 2012 6:00am EDT
-old man charging that he plotted to blow up the term reserve in new york city. officials say quazi nafis was arrested yesterday morning after a sting operation. he pack adavan with what he thought were ex-- packed a van with what he thought were explosives and tried to detonate it from inside a hotel room. that was fake. he's being held without bail. >>> in campaign 2012, president obama and mitt romney retreated to their respective corners ever the election ring. romney promised supporters in virginia he plans to win the swing state. >> i think it's interesting with two presidential debates gone, the president still hasn't found an agenda for his second term. we have an agenda and our agenda will get this country working again. >> it was part of an effort to chip aware at northern virginia which leans strongly toward barack obama in -- leaned strongly toward barack obama in 2008. >> governor romney continues to run around talking about his five-point plan for the economy. wait, wait, wait. don't boo. vote. >> president obama also listed his achieves in the war on terror in a speec
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
opportunity to party all night this weekend. the city is putting a new policy into effect allowing extended bar time the day before a holiday. that means sunday night into monday, columbus day, bars can serve alcohol until 4:00 a.m. 42 bars and restaurants have permission to do that. the move could raise $3 million in revenue from all that alcohol sales. >> we have never seen a spike like this. this is brand-new territory. >> talking gas prices there. they shot up an average of 17 cents overnight in the state of california. now while the median price is now $4.49, some gas stations are charging $6 a gallon. the so-called perfect storm in california is causing all this. recent fire at a refinery, a power failure at another plant, and also a pipeline shutdown. by the way, here in the d.c. metro, we are paying about $3.73 a gallon on average. >>> ground breaking today for the district 7 police station in prince georges. it's out on fort washington road near livingston road. chief mark mcgraw says this will bring officers into the heart of community and reduce response times for that area. >>>
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Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
city, maryland, is anybody planning to visit should postpone their travels and people who live in the downtown area should be prepared for evacuation. rain and winds from the massive storm have been pounding the north carolina coast. hurricane sandy is threatening some 60 million americans in the eastern third of the united states. residents in maryland and virginia are spending the weekend getting ready for this storm. at rfk stadium today, residents picked up sandbags from the public works department. they were also piled up in old town alexandria. residents also headed to hardware stores and grocery stores. some found they were already too late. >> looking for a flashlight, because i'm really not sure what kind of flashlights i need. and i didn't see exactly what i want here. >> the majority are sold out. >> yeah, most are gone so maybe we're going to have to go somewhere else and look. >> maryland, d.c. and virginia have already declared states of emergency. d.c. officials will be giving out sandbags from 10:00 in the morning until 6:00 tomorrow at the tacoma park recreation cente
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Oct 28, 2012 1:35am EDT
a policy of not chasing in the city. we'll get back to you on that. >>> tonight the town of ocean city, maryland is entering phase 1 of operation asking people to not visit until after hurricane sandy has passed. earlier today residents snapped up plywood, generators and flashlights. people should have nonperishable food for three days and one gallon of water per person at least. >> we have concerns of some of the effects of the storm, mostly i think the possibility of flooding in some of the low lying areas of down. >> where we are, there's a lot of areas of trees right outside of ocean city, so we're taping our windows. >> we're taking this very seriously. >> we are. >> ocean city officials say they'll have an update on the storm situation there tomorrow at 9:00 in the morning. >>> the threat of a storm and the president's urging brought huge crowds to polling places today to vote early. election staff in maryland and the district were overwhelmed by the numbers they saw. long lines were reported in both montgomery and prince george's county. one voter told 9 news now it was an
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Oct 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
relief from tough headaches. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. occasional rain in new york, 60. showers in miami, 88. sun and clouds in los angeles, 74. let's check your national forecast. an offshore storm brings rain up the east coast to maine. a cold front swings through the great lakes region. it will be dry in the west and south except for a few showers and thunderstorms in southern florida. >>> in sports this morning, the orioles put the heat back on the yankees in the american league division series. at first, what a move at home by ichi ichi ichiro. in the third, chris davis with a rocket to right to tie the series. alan craig goes solo hitting one deep to left. carlos beltran hit two monster blasts. the third time he's homered twice in the postseason. the cardinals even the national league division series at one game each. in football, the jets made a game of it against the texans. matt schaub it look easy on the first drive, tossing a 34-yard touchdown pass to wide open daniels. mark sanchez came back with a score. joe mcknight electry
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Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. the city says it will create new options for bike commuters and boost the local economy. >>> some satisfaction for rolling stones fans tonight. today four concerts were announced for later this year to be held in london and newark, new jersey. the stones last world tour earned them more than $500 million between 2005 and 2007. >>> one half of the white house party crashers is getting remarried. there she is, michaele salahi is engaged to journey guitarist neil shown. she was married to tareq salahi for eight years. he filed for divorce after his wife star of real housewives of d.c. went missing last year, turned out she had left him for shone. >>> tonight russ ptacek has uncovered everything from mouse poop to sewage. we'll spoil your dinner plans coming up. >> reporter: i'm andrea mccarren in alexandria with an update on one of the dogs seized from a suspected dogfighting operation. i'll have popeye's story next. >>> we continue to track a story we brought you only on 9 last month. authorities in the alexandria section of fairfax county seized nine dogs from a suspected dogfighti
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Oct 7, 2012 1:35am EDT
convicted here in 1995 for plotting to blow up the new york city bridges and tunnels. this case is a culmination of several years of trying to get almazri and the other four suspects extradited from the uk. the infamous shoe bomber and september 11 conspirator were followers. the five terror suspects were extradited to the u.s. overnight, arriving under tight security. cbs news, new york. >>> two of the five suspects had court appearances in new haven, connecticut, while two others appeared in federal court in new york city. >>> you know the country is divided politically and who better to argue both sides of all issues than fox tv's bill o'reilly and john stewart. they have been on campus at george washington university and ken molestina is standing by live. ken, were they smart and funny? >> reporter: they were all that and much more. listen, bruce, you know this. anybody who has spent time in washington knows that this town loves bickering. they love debate. they love opinions. they love humor, but most importantly, they all like a good show. that's exactly what happened here toda
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
creature entered no plea as he stood in front of the district court judge in new york city. he was dressed in a blue prison shirt revealing his amputated arms, which are usually covered by prosthetic hooks for hands. the terror suspect is charged with attempting to set up a terrorist training camp in oregon. >> the camp would have trained al-qaeda sympathizers here in the united states and have them trained in explosive training and frankly, soldier training. >> two other defendants entered not guilty pleas. one of them is charged with terrorism conspiracy in connection with a 1998 bombing, killing 224 people, including a dozen americans. >> he received the statement of responsibility for the bombing three days before the bombing actually happened. >> this is the second time a creature brought to this court to answer charges. the blind shake was convicted here in 1995 for plotting to blow up the new york city bridges and tunnels. this case is a culmination of several years of trying to get almazri and the other four suspects extradited from the uk. the infamous shoe bomber and september 11
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
city had already cut down 400 trees and raised 100 power lines to give the five story shuttle enough room. yet dodging space junk is apparently easier than ducking power poles. >> already high wires had to be lifted while even more trees were trimmed. the shuttle lost more time when a scheduled maintenance stop stretched from two hours to more than five. ette then came the final stretch. the shuttle shuffled down martin luther king, jr. boulevard, navigating historic pine trees planted in honor of the civil rights leader. in a city where three days of street clotsures are as welcome as a bad rash, remarkably all of l.a. seemed to rally behind this lengthy shuttle endeavour. >> and it arrived here at the science center without a single scratch. now after 123 million miles in orbit and 12 very challenges one here on earth, it's final mission is now complete. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. >> jeff: that is the "cbs evening news" tonight. later on cbs, 60 minutes. i'm jeff glor. cbs news in new york. scott pelley will be here tomorrow. good night captioning sponsored by cbs captioned
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Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
the city seven years ago. you'll want to see that. too many americans are struggling to find work in today's economy. too many of those who are working are living paycheck to paycheck trying to make falling incomes meet rising prices for food and gas. more americans are living in poverty than when president obama took office and fifteen million more are on food stamps. president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. we shouldn't measure compassion by how many people are on welfare. we should measure compassion by how many people are able to get off welfare and get a good paying job. my plan will create twelve million new jobs over the next four years helping lift families out of poverty and strengthening the middle-class. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message because we can't afford another four years like the last four years. ♪ >>> d.c. baseball history could be made tonight if the washington nationals can beat the philadelphia phillies. >> that's right. our colleague derek mcginty is live a
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
companies from north carolina all the way up to new york city are closely following hurricane sandy's track. here at pepco in our region, they have already started to activate your emergency plans. yesterday they put 400 contractors on stand "best" by throughout the weekend. they've also called out to other states to have reinforcements ready in case this thing does hit us. a lot of people in the d.c. area as you might guess, they don't put a ton of faith in the power companies. they'll be able to keep the lights on so they went ahead and took matters into their own hands. check out what it was like yesterday at the lowe's in laurel. people were lined up to put down anywhere from $800 to $1200 bucks for generators, a clear sign of concern that folks are growing increasingly nervous about hurricane sandy. >> this impending storm has got me pretty nervous. you know, i decided to invest in a generator. been out of power a few different times. i've lost food, had to empty out my refrigerator. just not going to do that this time around. >> reporter: the other big seller is flashlig
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Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
more than 127,000 jobs if the sequestered takes affect. in addition to those jobs, the city could lose over $100 million in federal grants and tax revenue. one federal grant provides 23.5 million for education. in d dr. the number of civilian -- d c., the number of civilian jobs outweighs what could be considered with the department of defense. >>> we have heard a lot about defense jobs and a defense cuts that could happen. if it does happen, it could hurt the needest person the most. >> this is the axe food pan tree in bump free. it is part of the axe food center which helped 77,000 people last year, people who were hungry, homeless, job loss or from domestic violence. a third of its budget come from state or county funds. if sequestration happens,. >> that is direct services to the people we help. >> the is he questerred cuts total evenly divided between domestic and defense spending. the defense communithas rallied against the cuts. economy mists have said 150,000 jobs could be cut alone. >> i think it will affect some people much more than other people. >> confident congress will a
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Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
city, significant damage to their board walk. just across the delaware bay in kate may, the sand there literally jumped the dunes. their entire board walk is now covered in sand. they're going to have to do some major refilling of their beach. we know what happens up north in long island, new york city. here it's safe to say that we dodged a big bullet. it's not over yet. we still have high tide coming in supposed to hit around 8:36 this morning. 2 and a half hours away. not too concerned about it on the beach but we are worried about it in the bay area. we were seeing flooding over there around 4:00 sunday afternoon. now we've been dealing with hurricane force winds, the waves, flooding rain, for two nights now. we're waiting to see what it's going to look like when the sun comes up. that's what emergency responders are saying they want to see as well. they want to know how bad it's going to be. i've been talking about this all morning. this is really the worse of the damage that we're seeing here on the beach. all these huge trofts that have been created right up against the bo
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